Road Cycling

Friday Five – Tips To Get Into Road Racing

As part of the British Cycling #oneinamillion campaign there was a recent post about getting into racing with some great tips, you can see this article online here. Following on from this below are our Love Velo CCs top tips. We would love to hear from you with your tips too!   1. Get comfortable … Continued

My year on two wheels

  After a good season racing on the road and time trialling in 2017, I had my hopes on another good season for 2018. However having been struck down by early season flu my body had other ideas!  Looking back it took me much longer than I had given credit for in recovering. Not only … Continued

Love Velo CC : Women’s Racing in 2018

I’m a keen follower of cycling and racing, both locally, nationally and on a professional level to follow the best riders in the world. I wanted to speak about just some of the issues that are apparent in the world of women’s racing in 2018. It’s something that I have wanted to write about for … Continued

Prudential Ride London Cycling Festival 2018 (Windy and Wet!)

  Over the past weekend I have been in London for the Prudential Ride London weekend and what a great cycling festival it was! It’s an event that takes place in the city every year and offers something for everyone from the closed road freecycle suitable for all, Brompton racing, pro racing and the closed … Continued

Love Velo CC in London : Brompton Bicycles

  Following our lovely day in London over the past weekend for the Oakley Cycling Tour, we then wondered past the Brompton Bicycle shop and couldn’t resist a little look around. The shop assistant was great, telling us all about the bikes, super knowledgeable and lets face it us cyclists love a bike chat. He … Continued

The Vätternrundan 2018

Lake Vättern, Sweden – 300km- 6th biggest lake in Europe- 27,000 cyclists   I recently was given the opportunity to travel to Sweden and take part in an event called the Vätternrundan, the world’s biggest recreational cycling event. The opportunity presented itself through Rutland Cycling and was to be organised by Oakley. The event is … Continued

The Vätternrundan 2018 : Kit List

Whilst not ideal to be using new kit on an epic long ride, I broke all the rules for long distance riding and trialed some new pieces to really put them to the test whilst riding the Vätternrundan 300km ride in Sweden. The conditions for our ride on the day of the event were good with no rain forecast, … Continued

Racing : Our top tips for new racers

The road race season is now underway and we have collected some of our top tips for new riders wanting to take up racing. If you have any others we would love to hear from you with your top tips too!   ‘Find a suitable category event for your first race. If your new to … Continued

Tour of Cambridge Gran Fondo 2017

‘I signed up almost a year in advance, tempted by closed roads and with the idea that I would have an incentive to train for something over winter’   The Tour of Cambridge was an event I signed up for almost a year in advance, tempted by closed roads and with the idea that I … Continued

My Race Season Round Up 2017

I haven’t been too attentive on the blogging just recently but Love-Velo.cc is making a come back! I thought it might be an appropriate post to put together a little season round up of some of the things I have been up to on my bike and so this is a post about road racing … Continued